Oumy Diouf

Many barriers exist in rural Senegalese communities that keep girls from going to school. These include lack of family funds and resources for school fees and supplies, bias towards boys, over reliance on women and girls for household and farm labor, practices such as early marriage and female genital mutilation, and the undervaluing of education for girls. Women's Global works to break down these barriers so that girls like scholar Oumy Diouf can have an opportunity to build a better future.

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